Haikyu!! (Japanese: ハイキュー!!, Hepburn: Haikyū!!, from the kanji 排球 “volleyball”) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. The story follows Shōyō Hinata, a boy determined to become a great volleyball player despite his small stature. Its individual chapters were serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2012 through July 2020. As of May 2020, forty-three tankōbon volumes have been released in Japan by Shueisha.
An anime television series adaptation by Production I.G aired from April 2014 to September 2014, with 25 episodes. A second season aired from October 2015 to March 2016, with 25 episodes. A third season aired from October 2016 to December 2016, with 10 episodes. A fourth season was announced during the Jump Festa ’19 and was planned for release in two cours, the first cour of 13 episodes aired from January to April 2020, and the second cour of 12 episodes which will premiere in October 2020.
In North America, the manga has been licensed in North America by Viz Media, while the anime series has been licensed for digital and home release by Sentai Filmworks.
Both the manga and anime have been met with positive response. The manga won the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award for best shōnen manga in 2016. As of May 2020, Haikyu!! had over 38 million copies in print.